Show #4891 - Monday, December 12, 2005


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Bryn Upton, a college professor from Westminster, Maryland

Rich Way, a manager from Aromas, California

Elaine Henderson, a children's encyclopedia editor from New Milford, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'll give you the lyrics. You have to identify the program for us.)
    $200 7
In the 1890s Germany's Otto Lilienthal piloted several successful flights in these engineless planes
    $200 1
"You're gonna make it after all"
    $200 10
"Puedo comprarle una bebida" is Spanish for this happy hour question
    $200 11
A symbol of blood, it's "the blood of the grape"
    $200 6
Called the "Queen of the Danube", this city is home to about one-fifth of the country's population
    $200 12
From the Italian for "cord", it's long thin strands of pasta
    $400 8
In 1903 Samuel Langley attempted to fly an engine-powered plane launched from a houseboat on this D.C. river
    $400 2
"Watch out for that tree!"
    $400 25
In Russian it's "Ya tebya lyublyu"
    $400 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew points to some horizontal line figures on a monitor.) In the ancient Asian divination system called this, solid & broken lines represent male & femaleness
    $400 13
More than two-thirds of Hungarians are of this Christian denomination
    $400 20
It's the brand of hot dog that "kids love to bite"
    $600 9
On May 6, 1937 Herb Morrison described its demise on the radio saying, "It's burning, bursting into flames"
    $600 3
"Those were the days"
    $600 26
Lines like "Posso leva-la a casa", "May I see you home", show why Portuguese is this type of Latin-derived language
    $600 19
The wheel, a symbol of this religion, is often depicted with 8 spokes to represent the Eightfold Path
    $600 14
When it was known as Pannonia, Hungary was incorporated into this empire around 14 A.D.
    $600 21
This protein-rich Middle Eastern dish is deep-fried chickpea patties & tahini wrapped in flat bread
    $800 18
In 1919 Alcock & Brown made the first nonstop transatlantic flight: St. John's in this province to Ireland
    $800 4
"We finally got a piece of the pie"
    $800 27
Continues Labelle's sexy French invitation, "Voulez-vous..."
    DD: $1,000 29
One of the 2 back-to-back zodiac signs whose standard symbols usually include an arrow point
    $800 15
In March of 1867, Hungary was joined with this country in a dual monarchy
    $800 22
The Chicken Po'boy & the Catfish Po'boy are culinary highlights of this fried-chicken chain
    $1000 24
In 1943 Clarence Johnson founded this "stinky" research arm of Lockheed that produced the F-117A Nighthawk
    $1000 5
"We'll have a gay old time"
    $1000 28
In a German goodbye, it follows "Auf"; to say "Can we see each other again", it follows "Konnen wir uns"
    $1000 30
Both the staff of Asclepius & this staff of Mercury feature snakes & are symbols of the medical profession
    $1000 16
A devastating invasion by these Asian warriors in 1241 killed half of Hungary's population
    $1000 23
Latvian food favorites include unpasteurized beer, herbed potatoes & these long thin fish of the order Apodes

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Elaine Rich Bryn
$2,800 -$200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Rich Bryn
$3,800 $5,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
This creature who had the head & wings of an eagle & the body of a lion guarded the Scythians' gold
    $400 1
A 1928 graduate of Bryn Mawr, she won her first acting Oscar in 1934
    $400 20
Despite the Edict of Worms, he translated the Bible into German in secret in 1522
    $400 9
In 1866 this company introduced its "hat of the west" also called "boss of the plains"
    $400 6
This bird's name can also mean "to swindle" & it's found in an ancient board game
    $400 15
To avoid bad luck, don't open one of these indoors
    $800 12
Norse name of the dragon slayer called Siegried by the Germans
    $800 2
An Oscar winner for 1940, he's seen here playing his accordion on stage at Princeton in the 1930s
    $800 21
Because of his Svengali-like control over the Czarina, this "Mad Monk" was murdered in 1916
    $800 10
The name of this jeweled coronet worn by princesses is from the Greek for "turban"
    $800 7
The greater & lesser scaups, unlike the gadwall, are types of these birds that are divers, not dabblers
    $800 16
To be moved to first class on an airplane when your original seat was in coach
    $1200 28
This trickster accompanied Thor to retrieve Thor's hammer from the giant Thrym
    $1200 3
In the 1950s Jane Fonda attended this New York women's college
    DD: $200 23
A river linking the Great Lakes & the Atlantic Ocean bears the name of this saint who was martyred by the Romans in 258
    $1200 13
It precedes "rag" in a term for a scarf or kerchief tied to cover the head
    DD: $600 8
The Athene genus of this bird contains 4 species
    $1200 17
It can mean a mischievous child, a hedgehog or a sea creature
    $1600 29
Common group name for Alcyone, Sterope, Celaeno, Electra, Maia, Merope & Taygete
    $1600 4
Jennifer Jones, Charlton Heston & Patricia Neal all studied at this Illinois university founded in 1851
    $1600 24
Knights in the service of Henry II killed this "troublesome priest" in 1170 after he refused to obey the king
    $1600 14
His hat came up in the 1888 pres. campaign of his grandson (some said it fit, some said it was too big)
    $1600 26
This "ruffed" state bird of Penn. is famous for the drumming sound its wings make when proclaiming its territory
    $1600 18
This vehicle popular with jugglers was developed from the penny-farthing
    $2000 30
Zeus was enamored of this young prince whom he carried off to Olympus to be the cupbearer to the gods
    $2000 5
20 years after attending Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, he won an Oscar in 1945
    $2000 25
By his own account, this notorious Khmer Rouge leader spent 2 years as a Buddhist monk
    $2000 22
While Prince of Wales, Edward VII vistied this German spa town & brought back a hat
    $2000 27
This birds, of which the "great" one is extinct, are considered the N. hemisphere's counterpart to penguins
    $2000 19
It's the nation highlighted here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Rich Bryn
$6,600 $16,200 $10,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This work says, "Man is not truly one, but truly two... I learned to recognize the... primitive duality of man"

Final scores:

Elaine Rich Bryn
$1,199 $20,401 $14,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elaine Rich Bryn
$6,600 $16,600 $11,200
11 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2005-09-21
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